Training Rides

Tuesday Training Rides

Two training sessions are operated on Tuesdays. One at 6:00 am and another at 5:00 pm.

Tuesday Morning River Loop

Group riding focusing on roll through and paceline riding at race pace.

Time: 6:00 am to 7:15 am

Where: Meet at carpark behind 884 Canning Highway off Sleat Rd Applecross.

Route: Perth River Loop

Distance: 45 km

Coffee: Afterwards at Ardross St cafe.

Pace:

  • Main 1 32-35 km/hr 45 km
  • Fast 1 >35 km/hr 45 km

Kings Park Club Training

Group riding, skills training, hill repeats, efforts, sprinting.

Time: 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm

Where: Meet at DNA Tower off Forrest Drive Kings Park, Perth

Route: Kings Park

Distance: 20 to 30 km

Pace:

Suitable for junior / beginners through to experienced riders looking for skills training, intervals and hill repeats.

Wednesday Training Rides

Two training sessions are operated on Wednesdays. Road training at 6:00 am and track training at 5:00 pm or 6.30 pm depending on skill and experience.

Wednesday Morning Shelley River Loop

Focus on Team time Trial and is for stronger riders.

Time: 6:00 am to 7:15 am

Where: Meet at carpark behind 884 Canning Highway off Sleat Rd Applecross.

Route: Shelly River Loop

Distance: 45 km

Coffee: Afterwards at Ardross St cafe.

Pace:

  • Main 1 32-35 km/hr 45 km
  • Fast 1 >35 km/hr 45 km

Wednesday Evening Track

Indoor Track training at the Speed Dome

Time: 5:00 pm or 6:30 pm depending on skill and experience

Where: Speed Dome Midvale

5 pm to 6:15 pm U/13 juniors and beginners

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm U15 upwards and experienced riders.

The 6:30 pm sessions are run by Cycletorq.

These sessions start with a 40 lap paced warmup followed by targeted sessions for groups A, B and C catering for all levels of ability.

These sessions are open to anyone with a Cycling Australia license. Non-members are to produce a valid CA License.

Thursday Training Rides

Two training ride are conducted on Thursdays. A road session at 6:00 am and a Track Ergo session at 6:00 pm.

Thursday Morning River Loop

Group riding focusing on roll through and paceline riding at race pace.

Time: 6:00 am to 7:15 am

Where: Meet at carpark behind 884 Canning Highway off Sleat Rd Applecross.

Route: Perth River Loop

Distance: 45 km

Coffee: Afterwards at Ardross St cafe.

Pace:

  • Main 1 32-35 km/hr 45 km
  • Fast 1 >35 km/hr 45 km

Saturday Training Rides

Two training sessions are conducted on Saturday. One at 5:30 am and the next at 7:00 am.

Saturday Morning Early Ride

Group riding focusing on roll through and paceline riding at race pace.

Time: 5:30 am to 6:30 am

Where: Meet at base of Bell Tower Elizabeth Quay.

Route: Perth River Loop

Distance: 45 km

Coffee: Afterwards at Ardross St cafe.

Pace: Fast 1 > 35 km/hr 45 km

Saturday Morning Club Ride

Main MCC social club ride, with multiple ability levels and suitable for a range of ages.

Time: 7:00 am to 8:30 am

What: Group riding

Where: Trafalgar Road Car Park, East Perth

Route: Perth River Loop

Distance: 30 to 45 km

Coffee: Afterwards at City Farm in East Perth

Pace:

  • Juniors 18-21 30 km
  • Transitional 22-25 40 km
  • Main 2 25-28 45 km
  • Main 1 32-35 45 km

Sunday Rides

Sunday is generally race day. If racing is not on, a road "hills" training session will usually be conducted.

Sunday Morning Hills Ride

Time: Varies but usually starts around 6:30 am to 8:30 am

Where: Meet location varies – discuss with Ride Leaders.

Route: Perth Hills

Distance: 50 km or more depending on which group

Coffee: Selected by Ride Leader

Contact Wayne Deany or Lachlan McCrea for further information.